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Lexington School for the Deaf/Center for the Deaf
Vocational Services Center



Address:30th Ave. and 75th St. Jackson Heights NY 11370
Telephone(s):718-350-3100
Fax:718-899-9846
E-mail:vocationalservices@lexnyc.org
World Wide Web: http://www.lexnyc.com/vocational/home.aspx
TTY/TDD:718-350-3100


Description:

The Lexington Vocational Services Center, Inc. has offices in Queens and Westcheter, New York and New Jersey.  The center provides a variety of rehabilitation and community services to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing adults. Services include:


Vocational Evaluation
Pre-employment services
Job Development
Intensive & Extended Job Coaching
The ASL Institute (American Sign Language classes and the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview [SCPI])
Independent Living support, training and advocacy




Hours:

Mon - Fri, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.


Eligibility Requirements:

Supported employment to deaf adults.


Admission Requirements/Documents:

Referral through NYS Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID).


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair accessible to some areas only; sign-language interpreted.


Services Offered:Independent Living Skills InstructionJob Search / PlacementPre-job GuidanceRecreational ActivitiesVocational Assessment
Languages Offered:American Sign Language
Target Groups(By Need):Deaf